Call for Submissions: Silliman Journal’s Tiempo Centenary Issue

Silliman Journal (Vol. 50, No. 2, July-Dec 2009) | Source:

Silliman Journal (Vol. 50, No. 2, July-Dec 2009) | Source:

The Silliman Journal (SJ) of Silliman University is calling for contributions for its special literary issue, the Tiempo Centenary Issue, to be dedicated to two outstanding Sillimanians Dr. Edilberto K. Tiempo and to Dr. Edith L. Tiempo. The deadline for submission has been set on May 31, 2013. The journal is scheduled to come out in August, in time for the birth centenary of Dr. Edilberto K. Tiempo, and second death anniversary of Dr. Edith L. Tiempo.

The journal is accepting works in poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction and literary criticism. Please submit your literary contribution online to the following genre-specific email addresses, using MS Office Word 2007, Times New Roman, 12 pts., double spaced:

[1] Poems to Poetry Editor Grace Monte de Ramos:

[2] Essays (Creative Nonfiction & Literary Criticism) to Essay Editor Marjorie Evasco:

[3] Short fiction to Fiction Editor and Issue Editor-in-Chief Anthony L. Tan: &

Submissions should include a biography of not more than 200 words.

The Tiempos are world-renowned for their excellence in the fields of literature and creative writing, as well as for their exemplary commitment to develop the craft of creative writing among generations of Philippine writers through the Silliman University National Writers Workshop, the oldest creative writing workshop in Asia. The Silliman University Creative Writing Center is named after them.

Silliman Journal is published twice a year by Silliman University, Dumaguete City. It was established in 1953, starting as a quarterly and interdisciplinary in content. It welcomes submission of scholarly papers, research studies, brief reports in all fields from both Philippine and foreign scholars. In 2010, CHED ranked it first out of 12 other journals it accredited, classifying Silliman Journal under “Category A” – journals that are included in the prestigious Reuters Master Journal (ISI) List.


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